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Hot Hits

Farruquito

Strathmore
Thu. Feb 21
Hailed as the greatest flamenco dancer of the century by The New York Times, this powerhouse performer is heir to the most renowned Gypsy flamenco dynasty.

American Girl Live

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 3
Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical!

Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show

Signature Theatre
Feb. 20 – Mar. 10
Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller.

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Signature Theatre
Feb. 26 – Apr. 7
Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.

Rosanne Cash & Band

Strathmore
Fri. Mar 1
Cash’s upcoming release, She Remembers Everything, is highly anticipated follow-up to her triple Grammy winning masterpiece The River and the Thread.

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 4 – 24
Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles

Strathmore
Sat. Mar 2
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the greatest hits to life in addition to all your early favorites.

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18
The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant & Christian Sands

Strathmore
Thu. Mar 21
Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.

David Sedaris

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 3
The master of satire and bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and other satirical gems returns with the acerbic humor, social commentary, and outlandish stories t

Kristin Chenoweth

Strathmore
Mon. Apr 8
She will perform from her latest release of American Songbook classics, The Art of Elegance.

Spotlights

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Mar. 31

National Symphony Orchestra: Baroque & Beyond

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 14 – 16

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6

Kronos Quartet

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 2

San Francisco Symphony

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 23

Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos

Terrace Theatre
Sun. Mar 24

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 16

Philharmonix

Sixth & I
Sat. May 4

Sir András Schiff, piano

Strathmore
Tue. Mar 5

Tap Dogs

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 21 – 24
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